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You'll need to ring your pharmacist to be sure.....but my understanding is that it's the other way around. The antibiotics affect the BCP. They lessen the efficiency of the pill, so you may need to rely on a second method of birth control while taking antibiotics...

Good luck!

W+S

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You'll need to ring your pharmacist to be sure.....but my understanding is that it's the other way around. The antibiotics affect the BCP. They lessen the efficiency of the pill, so you may need to rely on a second method of birth control while taking antibiotics...

Good luck!

W+S

thats correct my doctor mention this to me

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you are supposed to take them at different times, as far apart as possible.

I emailed a doctor in regards to this and she said to take your BC at the normal time, but take the antibiotics a long time after or before.

Also the extra protection as mentioned.

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you are supposed to take them at different times, as far apart as possible.

I emailed a doctor in regards to this and she said to take your BC at the normal time, but take the antibiotics a long time after or before.

Also the extra protection as mentioned.

why is that? does the pill effect the antibiotic working proparly and thanks for the advice

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why is that? does the pill effect the antibiotic working proparly and thanks for the advice

it's the antibiotics that effect the pill actually.... your antibiotics should be working fine, it's just the pill that doesn't work as well while taking both.

taking them far apart in time will let each have a bit of time to go into your system.

more than welcome! I'm glad I could pass this info on :D

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